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AirTight to Provide Free WiFi Internet Access and Wireless Security Monitoring for OWASP NYC AppSec Conference; PCI SSC Community Meeting Addresses Important Changes to PCI DSS Security Standard 1.2

Mountain View, Calif. - September 18, 2008 - AirTight® Networks, the leading provider of wireless intrusion prevention systems (WIPS) and wireless vulnerability management (WVM), will demonstrate its market-leading WIPS technology next week at both the OWASP NYC AppSec 2008 Conference in New York City and the PCI Security Standards Council Community Meeting in Orlando, Florida. In addition to providing attendees at both events an opportunity to learn about the best practices for deploying and defending their WLAN infrastructure, AirTight is pleased to provide free WiFi Internet access and wireless security monitoring for the attendees at the OWASP meeting. AirTight is the only WIPS vendor to offer a fully supported 802.11n WIPS solution including the first MIMO security sensor.

OWASP NYC AppSec 2008 Conference

When/Where - September 22 – 25, 2008, New York City

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a worldwide free and open community focused on improving the security of application software. This vendor agnostic conference has tracks for management, security, audit and development professionals interested in the state of the appsec industry and its trends. Presented by some of the brightest people in the industry, this event is a must attend for anyone looking to improve their information security posture and threat awareness.

PCI SSC Community Meeting

When/Where - September 23-25, 2008, Orlando, Florida

The meeting will address the next version of PCI DSS, announced as 1.2, the continued rollout of PA-DSS and the latest in PED Security Requirements.  The meetings will allow participants to interact with and provide feedback to Council management.  Attendees will also hear from industry experts on the latest issues surrounding payment card security and will be provided with an update from the members of recently formed special interest groups.  The event will include special sessions for Qualified Security Assessors (QSAs) and Approved Scanning Vendors (ASVs) as part of a pre-conference workshop on September 23 in North America.

About OWASP
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a worldwide free and open community focused on improving the security of application software. Our mission is to make application security "visible," so that people and organizations can make informed decisions about application security risks. Everyone is free to participate in OWASP and all of our materials are available under a free and open software license. The OWASP Foundation is a 501c3 not-for-profit charitable organization that ensures the ongoing availability and support for our work.

You'll find everything about OWASP on our wiki. Please feel free to make changes and improve our site. There are hundreds of people around the globe who review the changes to the site to help ensure quality. If you're new, you may want to check out our getting started page. Questions or comments should be sent to one of our many mailing lists. Or you can contact us directly at owasp@owasp.org.

About the PCI Security Standards Council
The mission of the PCI Security Standards Council is to enhance payment account security by driving education and awareness of the PCI Data Security Standard and other standards that increase payment data security.

The PCI Security Standards Council was formed by the major payment card brands American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard Worldwide and Visa Inc. to provide a transparent forum in which all stakeholders can provide input into the ongoing development, enhancement and dissemination of the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS), PIN Entry Device (PED) Security Requirements and the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS). Merchants, banks, processors and point of sale vendors are encouraged to join as Participating Organizations.

About AirTight Networks
AirTight Networks is the global leader in comprehensive cloud Wi-Fi solutions. The company's award-winning family of products and cloud services combines a true carrier-class multitenant cloud architecture with breakthroughs in Wi-Fi location, user analytics, social engagement, manageability, ease of deployment, and cost effectiveness, as well as AirTight's longtime top-rated WIPS technology. AirTight's global customer base includes leading enterprises in the government, financial, technology/telecom, manufacturing, health care, retail, and hospitality sectors. For more information, please visit us at: www.airtightnetworks.com, or follow us @AirTight.


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